News Releases

HALIFAX--The proposed Atlantica export corridor would have serious detrimental effects on Atlantic Canada, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)....
February 15, 2007 | National Office, Nova Scotia Office
(Ottawa and Vancouver) The BC and Alberta governments should not implement the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement (TILMA), according to two new studies from the Canadian Centre for...
February 15, 2007 | National Office, BC Office
HALIFAX – Le couloir d’exportation Atlantica proposé aurait des effets néfastes importants pour le Canada atlantique, selon une étude publiée aujourd’hui par le Centre canadien de politiques...
February 15, 2007 | National Office, Nova Scotia Office
TORONTO—Despite promises to do more, the Ontario government is spending less than half of what it spent on affordable housing in 2000, says an Ontario Alternative Budget study released today by the...
February 13, 2007 | Ontario Office
(Vancouver) BC’s budget forecasts have become more fiction than fact, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) in its BC Solutions Budget 2007. Since 2002, provincial budgets have...
January 31, 2007 | BC Office
(VANCOUVER) BC should turn half of the roughly $1 billion it collects annually in stumpage fees from forest companies back to First Nations. A new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
January 17, 2007 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Canada’s current system of controlling drug prices helps contain spending but more aggressive measures are needed, says a new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
January 9, 2007 | National Office
TORONTO - By 12:13 pm on New Year's Day, while many Canadians were still nursing a hangover, Canada"s 100 highest paid CEOs had already pocketed what will take minimum wage workers the rest of 2007...
January 2, 2007 | National Office
OTTAWA—Canada is falling behind a number of OECD nations in a wide range of social and economic areas, and a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives points to tax cuts as...
December 6, 2006 | National Office
(Vancouver) The new Canada-US Softwood Lumber Agreement, if it is ratified by the Canadian Parliament, spells bad news for BC's forest-dependent communities. According to a new Canadian Centre for...
November 28, 2006 | BC Office
HALIFAX - Authors of Nova Scotia's Child Poverty Report Card say each tax cut for an economically secure Canadian is a broken promise to a child living in poverty. The Canadian Centre for Policy...
November 24, 2006 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—The Alternative Federal Budget (AFB) Economic and Fiscal Update, released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, projects that the federal government will have budget surpluses...
November 22, 2006 | National Office
TORONTO – A record high number of Canadians think Canada’s gap between rich and poor is growing – and it’s causing them concern, according to an Environics Research poll conducted for the Canadian...
November 20, 2006 | National Office
TORONTO – Un nombre record de Canadiens est d’avis que l’écart entre les riches et les pauvres s’accroît au Canada – et cela les préoccupe, selon un sondage mené par Environics Research pour le...
November 20, 2006 | National Office
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and James Lorimer & Co. Ltd. are pleased to announce the publication of Living with Uncle: Canada US Relations in an Age of Empire, a timely new book...
November 17, 2006 | National Office